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Watching movies helps children exercise mind
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Parents need not overly worry about kids spending most of their time indoors. They could be watching their favourite movies and exercising their minds.

Friday, January 30, 2009 9:47:29 AM

Fans welcome decision to close roof
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Tennis fans have welcomed the decision to close the centre-court roof on another scorching hot day at the Australian Open.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 9:13:28 PM

Australian Open results
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) The following are the results at the Australian Open here Thursday:

Thursday, January 29, 2009 8:55:25 PM

Federer one win short of making history in Australia
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) Roger Federer continued his career domination of Andy Roddick Thursday, earning a place in an 18th career Grand Slam final with a 6-2, 7-5, 7-5 win over the American at the Australian Open.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 8:43:48 PM

Laver backs Federer to win Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Tennis great Rod Laver has backed Swiss Roger Federer to win the Australian Open and equal Pete Sampras's 14 Grand Slam titles.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 6:27:50 PM

Bhupathi-Knowles in doubles final, Paes-Dlouhy bow out
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Bahamian partner Mark Knowles reached their first Grand Slam final together, while Leander Paes's run was halted in the Australian Open semi-final here Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 4:28:28 PM

Clark certain to miss South Africa series
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark is almost certain to miss the away series against South Africe with an elbow injury.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:57:16 PM

Safina, Williams to fight for Melbourne title and top spot
Melbourne, Jan 29 (DPA) Serena Williams will bid for her tenth Grand Slam title to mark a decade of play at the Australian Open when she faces Dinara Safina in the Saturday final.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 3:22:50 PM

Symonds fined by Cricket Australia for on-air abuse
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Controversial Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds Thursday was fined $4000 (Aus) by Cricket Australia (CA) over his radio interview in which he called New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum a 'lump of s..t'.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 1:29:39 PM

Bhupathi-Knowles reach Australian Open doubles final
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas made it to their first Grand Slam final together with a dominating 6-3, 6-1 victory over Polish Lukasz Kubot and Austrian Oliver Marach here Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 1:29:08 PM

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